The United National Party (UNP) is to hold talks with Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka with regards to the Parliament elections.
Fonseka said that he has been informed that UNP chairman Malik Samarawickrema will meet him in an attempt to obtain the support of Fonseka’s political party for the UNP at the election.
The former Army Commander said that the Democratic Party led by him has already decided to contest the August 17 election independently.
However he said that if there is a threat of corrupt politicians returning to power then the Democratic Party may reconsider its stand and join forces with others to defeat such a threat. (Colombo Gazette)